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The Clarksdale Police Department wants everyone to enjoy Memorial Day, so buckle up.

The Clarksdale Police Department wants everyone to enjoy Memorial Day, so buckle up.

A senseless drive-by shooting at a post high school graduation party Saturday night resulted in four people being hit by gunfire with one sent to a Memphis hospital in serious condition.

Firefighter Charles Lane was recognized as the City of Clarksdale's Employee of the Month for the month of April during the board of mayor and commissioners meeting held Monday, April 22 at City...

It was an unprecedented amount of success for high school basketball in Coahoma County for the 2018-19 season.

Offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins is projected to be selected in the first or second round of the NFL Draft this weekend, but the Clarksdale native has not forgotten his roots.







Norris D. Holly

Norris D. Holly, 63, of Friars Point, died Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at his home.

A public viewing was held Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Delta Burial Funeral Home at 615 S. State St. in Clarksdale.

A funeral service was held Sunday, April 14, 2019, at The Pinnacle on the Coahoma Community College campus.


Vernon Ladell Gray

Vernon Ladell Gray, 57, of Clarksdale, died Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at his home.

A public viewing was held Friday, April 12, 2019, at Delta Burial Funeral Home at 615 S. State St. in Clarksdale.



George William McDaniel

George William McDaniel, 87, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Mountain Home, Ark., and Clarksdale, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019, in West Plains.

He was born Sept. 18, 1931, to the late George Homer and Lona Vice McDaniel in Barton, Ark.






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Sports

Clarksdale High School will be hosting a jamboree at Coahoma Community College Thursday night... READ MORE


Obituaries

Frances "Fani" Townsend Atkinson, 93, of Magnolia formerly of Raymond and Drew, went to Heaven... READ MORE